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Should I eat low calorie and high protein foods to lose weight and build muscle? Even if I don't workout much?

Should I eat low calorie and high protein foods to lose weight and build muscle?  Even if I don't workout much?

Improving your food: plan is a good idea but please consider some form of exercise. They mutually help each other. Baby steps. 10 minutes of walking to start. Move to 15 or 20. Boredom stops people from exercise. Use headphones if needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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What are reliable, doctor-recommended high protein, low calorie & low sugar foods?

What are reliable, doctor-recommended high protein, low calorie & low sugar foods?

Many!: Meats (all lean), cheeses, greens, spinach, beans, lentils. Too many to name. Whey protein-great supplement. Many high protein-no or low-sugar products made by eas and atkin's. ...Read more

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What will eating a low calorie, high protein diet do to the body?

What will eating a low calorie, high protein diet do to the body?

Depends on the exten: of the change from an average diet. normally we need about 10x weight in pounds to maintain weight. 10-20% below that, you'll lose weight. If you don't do muscle stimulation (weight lifting) it will be mainly loss of muscle. 50% less than required calories could cause metabolic serious problems. Protein causes a bit more kidney work. W. normal kidneys, doesn't matter. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in the gym. but I'm just curious what a low-fat, low-calorie, high protein diet will do to my body. will I gain weight?

Can you tell me in the gym. but I'm just curious what a low-fat, low-calorie, high protein diet will do to my body. will I gain weight?

Depends.: on total calories in versus out. WIth exercise, the weight loss WON'T be all from muscle loss; without it, that is likely to occur. 10xweight = calories used daily 100-500 additional / hr from exercise; 4000 calories is a pound. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ has additional info on the psychology of weight loss. ...Read more

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Is cdc, aha, ada best source for high protein low calorie recipes?

Is cdc, aha, ada best source for high protein low calorie recipes?

Recipes: They have some good ones but most recipe sites have nutritional information in them. Get great tasting food you will eat. ...Read more

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116 lbs overweight. Started high protein/fiber, low calorie diet. Eating more than usual but less calories and fat. Lost 3.4 lbs in 3 days. Ok? Eating1300-1400 calories per day. Never hungry for more

116 lbs overweight. Started high protein/fiber, low calorie diet. Eating more than usual but less calories and fat. Lost 3.4 lbs in 3 days. Ok? Eating1300-1400 calories per day. Never hungry for more

Congratulations: Congratulations on attempting to lose weight! the problem with diets is that they are sometimes unsustainable. If you are eating 1300 calories per day and are not hungry this is a sign that you were maybe overeating before. The best solution is to make long term lifestyle changes. Losing a pound a day may be too much, a more realistic goal is 2-4 lbs per week. ...Read more

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What are the best low calorie and low fat protein sources?

What are the best low calorie and low fat protein sources?

Beans and lentils : Various lentils and beans meet the nutritional criteria. ...Read more

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What kind of whey protein that don't make you fat and low calorie, just for maintain you muscle??

Read the label, the-: --calories, the more sugar is added so it tastes better. The label will give U calories/serving & just count this as caloric intact 4 Ur diet. Don't take a supplement unless U R working out, protein alone does nothing without strenuous workouts R done. 2 much will challenge Ur kidneys. Daily U need 50gms, supplement only on workout days. Don't forget 2 count the protein in Ur daily diet. ...Read more

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I'm on a very low calorie diet &my protein intake is low.Doc says it's ok &that i can resume normal protein after i've lost weight. What do you think?

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I'm on a very low calorie diet &my protein intake is low.Doc says it's ok &that i can resume normal protein after i've lost weight. What do you think?

It is OK: It is safe to loose about one pound of weight a week. Do not go on a crash diet because you have to physically and emotionally ready to loose weight and keep it down. Other wise you will gain more as soon as you go off the crash diet. ...Read more

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Should i continue consuming around 3000 calories of clean low fat high protein foods for the muscle gain?

Should i continue consuming around 3000 calories of clean low fat high protein foods for the muscle gain?

Not that Simple: Endurance, slow twitch, red muscles (eg. Cardiac muscle) primarily burn fat. Higher strength, quick twitch, more white/less red (lower capillary density/blood flow) muscle burns more sugar. No scientific evidence that sat. Fats, of natural origin, less healthy than carbs/protein, indeed opposite true. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, dietdoctor, nusi.Org, lustig. ...Read more

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What are some food that I can eat that's high in protein and fat but low in carbs? I always come up short in protein and I use calorie trackers.

What are some food that I can eat that's high in protein and fat but low in carbs? I always come up short in protein and I use calorie trackers.

Nuts may be best bet: Don't know whether you are looking for snack or regular foods. Of course meat would be the obvious answer, but nuts contain very good fats as well as significant protein. Almonds and walnuts are probably best. So do cheeses. Of course they have calories, but you do need fats and calories at your age to continue to develop normally. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are high in protein but low in calories?

Please suggest what foods are high in protein but low in calories?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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What foods can help add calories on a low carb, high protein diet?

See below: Meat, eggs fish , cheese at times , poultry..To start. You can find information at www.Weighstation.Net see newsletters and dietitian..Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What food acts as a good source of protein but is low on carbs and generally low on calories?

What food acts as a good source of protein but is low on carbs and generally low on calories?

Protein food: Egg white is superior to all. Quinoa is excellent. Beans and lentils are excellent. Milk protein is excellent. Whole grains are good but not sufficient. Nuts are excellent. Yogurt is excellent ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are high in calories and protein?

Please suggest what foods are high in calories and protein?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more